exhibition of common furniture, illustrating sub-groups within the vernacular tradition. by Temple Newsam House.

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Published by Temple Newsam House, Stable Court Exhibition Galleries in Leeds .

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Exhibition held 19 August - 18 September 1982.

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Other titlesCommon furniture, illustrating sub-groups within the vernacular tradition.
LC ClassificationsNK2529 T46
The Physical Object
Pagination[vi], 8 p., 72 p. of plates :
Number of Pages72
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Open LibraryOL19012019M

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